06/06/16 – Secretary Kerry’s Remarks at the Public Event on Oceans

Remarks John Kerry Public Event on Oceans June 6, 2016 SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. (Inaudible) extraordinary experience. That’s really wonderful. I’m privileged to be here with everybody. I want to begin by thanking China’s oceanic administrator – Mr. Wang Hong, thank you very, very much for your leadership. I want to thank Cathy Novelli, ...
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05/31/16 – Presidential Proclamation — National Oceans Month, 2016

Proclamation President Obama NATIONAL OCEANS MONTH May 31, 2016 Covering more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface, oceans have a profound impact on our way of life.  Home to a great diversity of plant and animal species, their precious ecosystems provide food and energy that are integral to our survival.  In bringing tourism and ...
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World Oceans Day 2014

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC June 8, 2014 World Oceans Day is a time to pause and focus on protecting our ocean: our planet’s most extraordinary ecosystem. Life as we know it wouldn’t be possible were it not for our ocean. We depend on the ocean for life’s essentials: the food ...
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